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Norwegian life and literature

English accounts and views, especially in the 19th century

by Carl John Birch Burchardt

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Norwegian literature -- History and criticism,
    • Norway -- Social life and customs -- 19th century,
    • Great Britain -- Relations -- Norway,
    • Norway -- Relations -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C. B. Burchardt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL431 .B8 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 230 p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5447113M
      ISBN 100837154421
      LC Control Number73136521
      OCLC/WorldCa835049

      Our guide to Norwegian language books contains a selection of carefully chosen books which we use daily when teaching Norwegian. All the Norwegian language books included in our guide, are especially designed for non-native speakers who study Norwegian as a second language. Bokklubben World Library (Norwegian: Verdensbiblioteket) is a series of classical books, mostly novels, published by the Norwegian Book Club since It is based on a list of the hundred best books, as proposed by one hundred writers from fifty-four countries, compiled and organized in by the Book .

        Norwegian literature—one could argue—begins with a shield. Not really a shield, but a poem about a shield given to the 9th century skald, or bard of sorts, Bragi Boddasson, by Ragnar Lothbrok, the Swedish king (whose name means “hairy breeches”).. Bragi loved this shield, so he sang its praises, and in turn gives us—12 centuries later—a glimpse of the myths that 9th century readers. Based on a poll by the Norwegian Book Clubs (Bokklubben) of prominent authors, who each nominated their list of the ten best and most central works of world literature. The list is not ranked, except for Don Quixote, which received 50% more votes than any other book. Official list in English; List in Norwegian.

      Posted by Life in Norway Editorial Team — Octo in Book Reviews A book featuring icons of Nordic cool & Scandinavian style You've watched every Scandi TV series going, you have Nordic light fittings, and you want Birgitte Nyborg as your Prime Minister.   Rudyard Kipling. British writer Rudyard Kipling (–) wrote novels, poems, and short stories—mostly set in India and Burma (Myanmar). He's best remembered for his classic collection of children's stories, "The Jungle Book" () and the poem, "Gunga Din" (), both of which were later adapted for Hollywood g was named the Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature.


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